The risk to the community of non-compliant structural steelwork and construction products has featured prominently in the media. High profile examples such as the Grenfell Towers tragedy, tend to overshadow the reality that non-compliance is an endemic problem and given the wrong circumstances, can lead to injury or death in seemingly innocuous situations. Strong leadership and direction from both industry and government are needed to address these issues. In: steel Australia, autumn 2020, pp. 26-27.